Born in Las Vegas, Nevada, 1966

Raised in Holcomb, Kansas, 1973-1984

B.A. in Studio Art from the University of Kansas, Lawrence, 1989

Additional coursework in ceramics at Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville 1992-95

M.F.A. in Artisanry – Ceramics concentration from the University of Massachusetts – Dartmouth, 1998

Professor of Art at Centre College, Danville, KY, 1998-present